Tuna - Best ahi tuna recipe ever

Author: Alicia Baillie  

I’ve seen it on fancy hotel buffets next to the seafood bar, in the deli section of grocery stores, and on the table by the tub at family potlucks and birthday parties. The classic Hawaiian ahi poke features raw tuna with soy sauce (shoyu), garlic, and onion.

Easiest Ahi Tuna Ever

Easiest Ahi Tuna Ever
I came up with this the first time I purchased an ahi tuna steak to make at home. For me, less is more when it comes to ahi because I really love the flavor of the fish. This recipe is super easy and it makes a great presentation over a baby spinach salad.
Provided by: I Cook Therefore I
Total time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Number of ingredients: 4
  • 8 ounces ahi tuna steaks, sushi grade
  • 2 -3 tablespoons peppercorns, cracked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • Calories: 537.5 calories
  • Fat: 22.3 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 4.3 grams
  • Cholesterol: 43.1 milligrams
  • Sodium: 88.5 milligrams
  • Carbohydrate: 64.8 grams
  • Fiber: 26.5 grams
  • Sugar: 0.6 grams
  • Protein: 37.4 grams
How to cook:
  1. Rub the steak with one tbs of the olive oil.
  2. Put the peppercorns on a plate and press the tuna steak into the peppercorns until it is coated.
  3. Sprinkle the steak with salt to taste.
  4. Heat the other tbs of olive oil in a non-stick pan on medium high heat.
  5. Cook the steak 2-3 minutes per side.
  6. Slice the steak into 1/4" slices and serve over salad or rice.
  7. Note: If you do not care for raw or rare fish this recipe is not for you. Cooking a tuna steak for 2-3 minutes per side will leave the middle quite rare, and barely warm. You could cook the fish longer until it is well done, but then you would basically spending a lot of money on a cut of fish that is meant to be served rare or raw. (IMHO!).
Notes: Uncle Bill's Ahi Ahi Tuna Recipe, directions. Melt butter in a small casserole dish (in a microwave). Place tuna steaks into the melted butter and coat all sides. In a small bowl, mix together wasabi …

Best-Ever Grilled Tuna Steak

Best-Ever Grilled Tuna Steak
Here's the very best grilled tuna steak recipe: ahi tuna that's perfectly seared on the outside and tender on the inside! A true showstopper.
Provided by: Sonja Overhiser
Total time: 55 minutes
Cook time: 27622166 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 3
  • 2 6 ounce ahi tuna steaks (best quality, wild caught if possible)*
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Calories: 93 calories
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 38.3 mg
  • Fat: 0.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrate: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 20.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.2 mg
How to cook:
  1. Preheat a grill to as hot as it gets (500 to 700 degrees Fahrenheit).
  2. Pat the tuna dry. Sprinkle it liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper on both sides.
  3. Add the steak to the grill and cook 30 to 60 seconds per side, until lightly browned on the outside but still raw on the inside (115 degrees Fahrenheit if you measure with a food thermometer). If you’d like to sear the short sides, turn the tuna with tongs and sear each side for a few seconds.
  4. To serve, slice the tuna against the grain into 1/2 inch slices. Serve immediately.
Notes: Get the Best Seared Ahi Tuna Recipe, Prepare the ginger soy sauce. Place in refrigerator until ready to use. Combine the kosher salt, coriander, paprika, cayenne pepper and black pepper in a bowl. Mix well and set aside. Combine sesame …

Best Ahi Poke

Best Ahi Poke
The classic Hawaiian ahi poke features raw tuna with soy sauce (shoyu), garlic, and onion. It's rich and buttery, perfect with rice or as an appetizer!
Provided by: Sonja Overhiser
Total time: 70 minutes
Prep time: 70 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Hawaiian
Number of ingredients: 9
  • 1 1/2 pounds ahi tuna, sushi or sashimi grade (3 steaks, 6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup minced sweet yellow onion
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (not toasted)
  • 1 small garlic clove, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Small squeeze sriracha
  • Calories: 230 calories
  • Sugar: 1.1 g
  • Sodium: 402.2 mg
  • Fat: 4.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.6 g
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 42.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.5 mg
How to cook:
  1. Slice the tuna into 1-inch cubes. Mince the onion. Thinly slice the green onions. Mix them in a bowl with the soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, kosher salt and Sriracha.
  2. Serve immediately, but for most authentic flavor marinate in refrigerator for 15 minutes to 1 hour. Taste and add a sprinkle of salt before serving.* (Get this in the fridge while the rice boils and you prep the veggies, and you can eat when it’s all done.)
Notes: Fast & Easy Seared Tuna (Ahi or Yellowfin Tuna), Mix the Sesame Crust ingredients together in a small bowl. Pat dry the ahi tuna with paper towels. Place ahi tuna on a plate, coat all sides with soy …

How To Make the Best Ahi Poke

How To Make the Best Ahi Poke
In Hawaii, poke, a salad of marinated uncooked tuna, can be found in pretty much every situation where food is present. I’ve seen it on fancy hotel buffets next to the seafood bar, in the deli section of grocery stores, and on the table by the tub at family potlucks and birthday parties. Here’s the thing: Poke is pretty simple to make. All the work for this recipe happens when you’re grocery shopping because the ingredients are what really matter.
Provided by: Danielle Ceribo
Yields: 12 servings
Cuisine: Japanese,Asia
Number of ingredients: 10
  • 1 pound ahi (yellowfin tuna) steaks
  • Scant 1/4 cup sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 scallion, sliced on bias (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons black sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons macadamia nuts (roasted and unsalted), chopped and toasted
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon 'alaea or Hawaiian sea salt, or coarse Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.0 g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.9 g
  • Sugar: 0.3 g
  • Serving Size: Serves 12
  • Protein: 9.8 g
  • Fat: 3.1 g
  • Calories: 72 cal
  • Sodium: 237.5 mg
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
How to cook:
  1. Step 1
  2. Slice the tuna: Using a sharp knife, cut the tuna into 1-inch cubes. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Step 2
  4. Combine all ingredients: Add the onions, garlic, sesame seeds, macadamia nuts, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and red pepper flakes. Gently mix until thoroughly combined.
  5. Step 3
  6. Cover and refrigerate: Cover the poke with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours or up to 2 days.
Notes: Marinated Seared Ahi Tuna, Marinade: In a bowl, whisk together the first 7 ingredients to make a marinade. Towel dry tuna steaks and place in a glass or ceramic dish. Pour marinade over the fish, turning to …
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